The countryside contains a delicate, peaceful beauty.
I took this photo when I visited a cemetery in Ontario. It’s amazing how a cemetery can be both peaceful and beautiful.
Shadows on Brick Wall
I enjoy taking photos of shadows because they are interesting and unique. I love the shapes and outlines that the shadows create. I saw a brick wall with a tree casting shadows on it. It looked like the tree was growing out of the wall and I thought that this would make an interesting photo.…
Dogs in and around Toronto
I love capturing the beauty in things that most of us tune out. That’s why I enjoy taking photos of everyday objects. I think that for the most part, you can control shots of landscapes and objects. People and animals are a bit more of a wildcard. Just when you think you’ve set up a…
Getting to know my DSLR camera
I purchased my first Digital Single Lens Reflex camera for my trip to Ireland at the end of August 2013. I’ve taken quite a few photos using this camera. Some have turned out better than others. I want to take better photos and improve my skills. To accomplish my goal, I need to get…
Black & White Photography: Changing the mood and impact
In previous post, I mentioned that I love black and white photography. Colours affect the mood, vibe and overall impact of a photo. Stripping out the colour can place more focus on the angles, shadows and tones. The photo on the left is the original photo that I took of an icy/snowy log at beach. …
Love Shoes? Visit The Bata Shoe Museum
Toronto has a museum dedicated to shoes. The Bata Shoe Museum takes you on a journey showing you how shoes have changed throughout history. You get to see shoe collections from different cultures and Shoemaking Traditions From Around the World. The styles have changed, but it’s interesting that many of the elements used in shoe design still apply…
As messy and deadly as snow is, it`s actually quite beautiful. I took a walk around my neighbourhood to take photos of the snow. There’s something calming about snow as it drifts.
My first trip outside of Canada
I took my very first trip in September. I went alone on Contiki’s Ireland tour. At first, I was a little nervous. I’ve never been outside of Canada, let alone travelled alone! But, it was an amazing experience. Ireland is absolutely breathtaking. I renewed my love with the potato, met some amazing people and saw beautiful…